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FOX News
Aug 14, 2013 11:00pm PDT
dummy. >> they say he should run-down george bush? >> yes. >> that's how it is done. >> absolutely. that's what the bull is supposed to do. >> i understand what the bull is supposed to do. did the clown say on a microphone -- >> i cannot imagine they didn't say that. >> are you sure they said that? >> yeah, that's what he said. >> i heard the sound bite where he said i am a clown wearing a dummy's mask but obama doesn't realize he is a clown or something to that effect or dummy. this is just fun, bob. it is just fun. when they wore ronald reagan masks in point break, remember that, bank robbers, madonna blew up george bush's head, sarah palin had some other things done to her. >> the liberal piece of this, you say liberals are making a stink. frankly, the guy should be banned for life -- >> why is he banned for life, that's ridiculous. he is a rodeo clown. clown. that's what he is supposed to do, clown around. why shouldn't jay leno be fired for life for making fun of obama. >> does he say kill obama? >> he didn't say go kill obama. >> he said run-down obama. >> it was a clown! it
CBS
Aug 7, 2013 4:00am PDT
out there. >>> george w. bush spends the night in the hospital after doctors perform a procedure to clear a blocked arter er near the former president's heart. >> the damage is done. they need to let my father go. >> the father of a teenager believed to be kidpped begs for her release and sends a message directly to his daughter. >> hannah, we all love you very much. if you have a chance, you take it. you run. you'll be found. thank you. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, august 7th, 2013. good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm alexis christoforous. president obama is speaking out about the terror threat that's forced the closure of more than a dozen diplomats posts. yesterday they were ordered out of yemen and the first criminal charges were filed in last year's attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. jericka duncan has our report. >> reporter: president obama got serious on "the tonight show with jay leno," speaking publicly for the first time about the current terror threat. >> it's significant enough that we're taking every prec
FOX News
Aug 7, 2013 1:00am PDT
because of george bush and dick cheney, yeah, he certainly had all the signals crossed of the fact that he was carrying out criminal regulations of the cia interrogators who kept us safe in the days after 9/11. this is such a confusing message. fueled with benjamin netanyahu. -- feud with benjamin netanyahu. goes part to the lawsuit of the middle east. killing top al qaeda leaders he has done a good job. again, he goes half way and then he undoes it and al qaeda is stronger now in many ways than it was on 9/11 because it's metastasized. >> laura: come on biden said al qaeda is disseminated. they are on the run. they are running towards us that's the problem. >> absolutely. >> laura: last night we had a former dhs and cia official chad suite on the show. he remarked it was unusual for the government and he wasn't very happy about it. unusual for the government to release so many specifics about the type of threat. now, people are pressing for info for sure. but he was worried that you cut off perhaps sources and other avenues of information when people suddenly okay, zawahiri knows that
FOX News
Aug 3, 2013 6:00pm PDT
there, be american and walk on the street. but after the george bush administration which really trashed our national reputation it's harder to live in places like that. >> are you telling me that this is bush's fault too? you are not allowed to say that on my show. bush is not the one who's -- >> it's the truth. >> by the way, president obama's the one who's got us into a third war, said he'd close gitmo and didn't and keeps sending them, all of these f-16s and everything else. ryan, let's foe council the question. they want us out and we never in the history of this country have closed as many embassies and consulates as we have now, turn tail and run. yes or no? >> if we were told that there is an imminent threat or danger, what you would expect the american president to do is close those temporarily to protect the lives of those serve abroad. that's exactly what president obama has done in the case. that's exactly what is the right thing do. i don't know why the republicans are starting trouble -- >> i wish he would have prevented trouble. but, tony, talk to me. isn't this true that
FOX News
Aug 13, 2013 6:00pm PDT
, whether it's barack obama or george bush. it's offensive. >> you mentioned this, i'm going to go back, and i can show you, and i'll show our audience here images, for example, like google, if you've googled bush mask, 7 million hits show up. i have a picture here of somebody in a george bush mask that literally says, kick my ass. that's on this picture. let me put up, we have pictures of nixon, in a nixon mask. we have 43, bush 41, we have a clinton mask, a reagan mask, seems like every president before him has had a mask that wasn't exactly flattering. >> sean, i'm pretty certain there are masks of you, it's not about the mask, it's about -- you can wear an obama mask for halloween, a hillary clinton mask. it's about the racial content behind the stunt. it's not about the clown and it's not about -- it's the racial content or context behind the stunt. >> well, i would tell you that i don't agree with the let's run down president obama with the bull comment. i think that was beyond the appropriateness for the event. look, we have had presidential masks out there, we've had parodi
ABC
Aug 6, 2013 6:00am PDT
yesterday, but the details are ahead >> we have breaking news. former president george w. bush had heart surgery in texas morning from dallas, texas. during his special yesterday, he was discovered to have a blockage in an artery so they put in a stent and the president is resting now. tomorrow, he hopes to go home if all are well and he is released, supposedly, become at activities on thursday if everything goes okay. >> this would be george w. bush, the younger, theson, of president george h.w. bush. he had the surgery and he is doing well. he said he is grateful to the skilled medical professionals who have cared for him and thanked his families friends and fellow citizens for their prayers and well wishes and importantly high encourages everyone to get regular checkups because it was during a routine physical exam that they discovered the blockage if his artery in the heart and that is how they ended up having the surgery this morning. >> number 43 if you keep track of the presidents as they do in the bush family, 41 is the father, 43 is the son. at 6:31, mike? >> heart surgery
PBS
Aug 28, 2013 6:30pm PDT
clinton are also on hand. the two other surviving presidents, george bush and george w. bush were all -- were unable to attend. president obama began addressing the crowd a few moments ago. >> we rightly and best remember dr. king's soaring oratory that they. how he gave a mighty voice to the quiet hopes of millions, how he offered a celebration path -- salvation path. his words along to the ages. investing a power and prophecy unmatched in our times. >> our correspondent is in washington at the celebrations. can you give us a flavor of the atmosphere there today? >> it is a very special atmosphere. tens of thousand of people turned up in spite of the bad weather. john lewis, the only man, civil rights activist, who stood here 50 years ago with mart luther king. we had actors, jamie foxx and oprah winfrey spoke. all very well receed from this ry mixed crowd, but as you can imagine, the stars here were the three presidents. you don't get to see three presidents speaking in the space of 45 minutes that often and the biggest of them all, we can still see behind me the first african-a
FOX News
Aug 6, 2013 9:00pm PDT
-- >> you can't count camp david. >> george bush was on vacation. whereas president obama takes two to three weeks per year, about the same as the rest of us. >> we have to set that record straight. >> the same as the rest of us. >> we have to set that record straight. christie, bless your heart. >> i would love for you -- >> george bush didn't go to hawaii, he didn't go to martha's vineyard. he didn't go to atlanta. >> christie, let her talk. >> he didn't go to all these places, you know where he went? he went to his ranch in texas. you know what he did on his ranch in texas? he chopped wood. he went to his own home. >> you got to let her talk, one at a time. our audience needs to hear. >> these democrats, sean. he went to his own ranch. christie, i realize that you're a conservative woman makes you feel uncomfortable. you feel that you have to constantly interrupt me. it doesn't work. i'm going to continue with my point and you're going to listen. >> let her talk. >> george bush, let's act like a lady, okay. george bush went to his ranch in texas and he chopped wood and he cleared
MSNBC
Aug 16, 2013 5:00pm EDT
family. yesterday, barbara bush, the daughter of former president george w. bush said she hopes hillary runs for president in 2016. the younger bush says the former secretary of state is "unbelievably accomplished, but she's not sure she would vote for her. backing in 2007, george w. bush himself singled out hillary clinton as the democratic candidate he liked best saying "i think she's a very formidable candidate and one of the interesting things that she brings is she's been under pressure. she understands the colleague lights. at the same time, bush also said he thought the gop nominee who turned out to be john mccain would beat clinton. we'll be right back. all your important legal matters in just minutes. protect your family... and launch your dreams. at legalzoom.com we put the law on your side. >>> it's time that we do what's right for our party and our candidates and by the way, it's the right thing to do for our voters. they're not going to get a real debate of substance if it's run by a network who wants to help out hillary clinton. we're done putting up with this nons
MSNBC
Aug 16, 2013 4:00pm PDT
. yesterday, barbara bush, the daughter of former president george w. bush said she hopes hillary runs for president in 2016. the younger bush says the former secretary of state is "unbelievably accomplished, but she's not sure she would vote for her. backing in 2007, george w. bush himself singled out hillary clinton as the democratic candidate he liked best saying quote, i think she's a very formidable candidate and one of the interesting things that she brings is that she's been under pressure. she understands the klieg lights. at the same time, bush also said he thought the gop nominee who turned out to be john mccain would beat clinton. we'll be right back. are you flo? yes. is this the thing you gave my husband? well, yeah, yes. the "name your price" tool. you tell us the price you want to pay, and we give you a range of options to choose from. careful, though -- that kind of power can go to your head. that explains a lot. yo, buddy! i got this. gimme one, gimme one, gimme one! the power of the "name your price" tool. only from progressive. >>> it's time that we do what's right f
MSNBC
Aug 29, 2013 6:00pm PDT
presidency in 2004, when george w. bush was running for re-election, you might remember that one of the ways the republicans tried to kind of game the system for that election, particularly in states where they thought things were going to be close, was they made sure in those states republicans pushed ballot measures for that fall's election that were anti-gay rights. they calculated that anti-gay marriage sentiment was so strong that it would drive conservative voters to the polls in really high numbers and while those conservative voters were there at the polls to vote against the gay, those voters, of course, could also be reliably counted on to vote for george w. bush as well. there were 11 anti-gay ballot measures sharing the ballot with george w. bush that year in 1 1 states and the anti-gay side won in every single one of those states. george w. bush won as well in 9 of those 11 states and, of course, he won the presidency. in that election and for years before and after, every single time that marriage rights for same-sex couples got a statewide vote in this country, it los
MSNBC
Aug 30, 2013 4:00pm PDT
. >> quickly we have to take a look at this. let's take a look at george bush. you're talking about. here is george bush talking about this from the golf course the other day about this whole thing about whether we go to war or not, take an act of war against assad in syrah. >> the president has a tough choice to make. and if he decides to use our military, the greatest military ever backing him up. i was not a fan of mr. assad. leallele he is an ally of iran and has made mischief. >> that was the common sense george bush i liked years ago. i wish he we had that years ago. we don't like the guy. he has bad friends. >> he is trying not to get in obama's way and not to play a role in this. i was funny was elite level trolling by donald rumsfeld. he said the president hasn't made the case for war, which just set off people on the left, right and center all over the place. when you have donald rumsfeld questioning your intelligence and your case for going to war in the middle east, i mean, i think that's trolling on a level. >> they all belong where they are with the american enterprise
MSNBC
Aug 6, 2013 10:00am PDT
mideast. i disagree profoundly. >>> heart scare. george w. bush, the president famous for his athletic lifestyle has undergone a heart procedure this morning to clear a blocked artery. the problem was found yesterday in a routine annual physical. we'll have the latest from dr. nancy snyderman. >>> the end of the graham era. after 80 years as a family-run business, the grahams are selling "the washington post" to amazon's ceo jeff bezos seen here deal making at a media summit last month in sun valley. but can the king of dotcom save print? >> we knew we could keep the "post" alive. we knew it could survive. but our aspirations for the "post" have always been higher by that. >> this is going to shake things up. >>> good day, i'm andrea mitchell in washington. nearly 100 u.s. government personnel flew out of yemen today on a c-17 air force cargo plane. leaving only a kel stal emergenskeletal emergency staff behind because of what the state department is calling the extremely high threat level. th all of this comes after the interception of al qaeda communications threatening major attacks
MSNBC
Aug 25, 2013 7:00am EDT
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FOX Business
Aug 4, 2013 2:30am EDT
juan. i resentthe fact that he said if you are not for the obama or george bush and you don't like the poor and you are attacking the poor. porpeople are not entitled to have the entire life put on the taxpayer. >> we got to go. -- this mayor is acowed of sexual loha -- sexually harassing his staff. >> no way that the citizen should be on the hook. >> talk about taxpayer harrassment. the mayor of san diego is a cowed of sexual harrassment the city didn't give them sexual harrassment training and katy help us to explain. this is unbelievable. king of the war on women. they want taxpayers to to the the bill for bad behaviorpause he doesn't have manners. eight womename forward with claps of sexual harrassment with this guy. there is no wi taxpayers should to the the bill because he can't control himself. nfillener. time for h to step away from the podium. >> the wonderful thing about this. hollywood will make a porn movie called how to sex perverts get in public office. weiner and spwrer and this guy. it is crazy. and there must be something in the atmosphere that is makg these morons
Current
Aug 5, 2013 3:00am PDT
in eight years of george bush? >> my producer just coughed up a hairball. >>sorry. >>just be grateful current tv doesn't come in "smell-o-vision" >> oh come on! the sweatshirt is nice and all, but i could use a golden lasso. (vo)only on current tv. cenk off air>>> alright in 15 minutes we're going to do the young turks! i think the number 1 thing than viewers like about the young turks is that were honest. they know that i'm not bsing them for some hidden agenda, actually supporting one party or the other. when the democrats are wrong, they know i'm going to be the first one to call them out. cenk on air>> what's unacceptable is how washington continues to screw cenk off air>>> i don't want the middle class taking the brunt of the spending cuts and all the different programs that wind up hurting the middle class. cenk on air>>> you got to go to the local level, the state level and we have to fight hard to make sure they can't buy our politics anymore. cenk off air>>> and they can question if i'm right about that. but i think the audience gets that, i actually mean it. cenk on
FOX News
Aug 17, 2013 11:30am PDT
the case of former president george w. bush and his heart procedure as a cent example. if mr. bush visited a general intern nift practicing sound-based care, he would not have had cardiac testing. what value does a stress test have for an otherwise healthy 67-year-old? no study has shown that this examination improvens outcomes. follow-up test, only necessary, because of the initial unnecessary screening tests are usually paid for by medicine. further stressing our health care system. he's commending the efforts of the former president's doctors. dr. siegel, a profoefrs medicine at new york university's lamedil center. >> physicians should not be speculating wildly about facts they don't have. doctors doing, that oncologists saying he should have a colonoscopy, not a stress test. in um number one, he was having some symptoms and one third of all heart attacks occur in people with atypical systmptoms like h was having. number two, someone vigorously exercising is a candidate for it. his diet in the white house wasn't the best. there was a pastry chef there. there were questions. the
FOX News
Aug 18, 2013 12:30pm PDT
make the case using former president george w. bush and his recent heart procedure as an example. if mr. bush visited a general internist with -- he would not have had cardiac testing. what value does a stress test had for an otherwise healthy 66-year-old? no study showed it improvesout comes. the initial unnecessary streeng tests are usually paid for by medicare, further stressing our health care system. dr. mark siegel took issue with that account in an opinion piece in usa today. he's commending the efforts of the former president's doctors. dr. siegel, a member of our fox news medical aid team and professor of medicine at new york university medical center. you didn't sympathy much of that article, did you? >> physicians should not be speculating wildly about facts they have, let alone media experts. doctors doing that, oncologists saying he should have a colonoscopy not a stress test. i got information from the bush camp to counter this. number one, he was having symptoms. one-third of all heart attacks occur in people with atypical symptoms like he was having. someone exerc
MSNBC
Aug 16, 2013 2:00am PDT
. >>> barbara bush, the daughter of former president george bush said she would like to see hillary clinton run in 2016 but did not say she would vote for clinton saying it would depend who she would be running against. >>> michelle obama told parade magazine that the country is ready for its first woman president and mrs. obama said a definite no when asked if she would run in the future. >>> former house speak ser newt gingrich is now on instagram. his first post was a photo of him hanging out with some lemurs. very random indeed. i'm a big fan of lemurs. they're very cute. >>ure like a zologist. >> beyonce and animals give me life. >> that's your therapy? . >> exactly. i love it. if i had told you it was going to be august 16th and we weren't going to have a hurricane yet -- >> i would not have believed you. >> i would have lost a lot of money. here we are is, tropical storm aaron is well out in the atlantic. i have zero concerns with this storm ever affecting anyone listening. as far as the gulf, it doesn't look like it's going to develop anytime either, sending moisture and hea
NBC
Aug 6, 2013 5:00pm PDT
president known for his fitness. george w. bush at the operating room and how he's doing tonight. do you see the 10% back in points, aw baby, i'm seeing triple again. plus another 10%, plus free shipping? yeah. you're good. this is the member triple play deal. this is sears. >>> new at 5:00, nbc news chief justice correspondent pete williams is reporting a libyan man, ahmed ca ta la is charged with playing a significant role in last year's attack on the u.s. dipietroic compound in benghazi. he's the first person known to be charged in connection with that attack which killed four people including piedmont high and uc berkeley grad ambassador chris stevenson. ca ta la has been described as the founder of a libyan extremist group. vegs are have said they believe he was at the u.s. consulate during the attack. u.s. authorities have identified about half a dozen other people also suspected of being involved in that attack. >>> at the same time the terror alert about a possible al qaeda attack has been ratcheted up another notch with the ordered that nonessential u.s. personnel be evacuated f
SFGTV2
Aug 14, 2013 12:30pm PDT
cloistered. i remember a dinner during the george w. bush administration in southern california. it was norman lear and his wife, larry david, bob scheer. they were sitting around w eeping in their expensive soup about the fact that we were living in hell. rupert murdoch on the media. george bush was president. norman lear had his pulse on american culture for 30 years. why cannot figure out how to deal -- deliver a message that is important and happening? >> that is important. we can find messages that speak to people where they are. they can also have some satire like stewart or colbert. there is the idea of exposing with satire. it opens people's eyes to the hypocrisy and corruption of our politics. the problem is you want the captivating stories and images and vocabulary, but a lot of the colbert-stewart stuff is so absurd and over the top that people do not want to get engaged. >> that is where a large number of people get their news. >> i think the obama campaign was a pivotal point, bringing people in. now they leave. there is the possibility that people will come back in. i
CNN
Aug 6, 2013 6:00am PDT
george w. bush, who we most recently saw in april when his presidential library opened there at smu in dallas. he has had a stent placed in his heart to deal with the blockage. as we get more details, we will be bringing those to you, but we'll be right back after a quick break. ♪ ♪ ♪ i've got something for you too. (announcer) fancy feast delights with cheddar. a meal that is sure to delight your cheese lover. now available in the classic form she loves. fancy feast. the best ingredient is love. >>> this is cnn breaking news. >> all right, we have breaking news coming in to cnn right now. we just learned former president george w. bush underwent a procedure this morning where he had a stent put in his heart to open up a blockage that was discovered in an artery. he went in yesterday for just really a routine physical examination, which he gets every year at the cooper clinic in dallas, and this is something that his doctors there discovered. so, according to a statement that's come out from his office, the procedure was performed successfully this morning, without complication,
FOX News
Aug 7, 2013 11:00pm PDT
reasonable last night when discussing the nsa and i think if you replaced him with george bush, nobody would be complaining. george bush would have said the same. >> not on jay leno. >> you act like a hypocrite, you condemn him because it came out of his mouth. having said that, there's an overwhelming amount of chaos inside and outside this country. president obama takes on the role of a calm pilot, weaving the plane through the storm. the problem is his policies. you can argue about being on jay leno. that's not the problem, the problem is he should be doing something about bigger issues like joblessness, which is a fact that he is not at all engaged in the fracking issue which would do a lot to reduce strife in the middle east, lower the four buck, five gallon buck of gas. not ragging on him for playing basketball. what a bunch of baby games. >> i push back a little, too. i don't have a problem with him playing golf on free time, but when you close 22 embassies, pull that many american diplomats off line. >> he hasn't come out in an official presidential press conference to talk about all
CNN
Aug 31, 2013 3:00pm PDT
deserve to but the optics are very important. george bush was criticized a lot for optics. thank you very much, dana. thank you jim and barbara starr. >>> tomorrow secretary of state john kerry will be on cnn state of the union. that's sunday morning 9:00 eastern right here on cnn. >>> in a move that surprised many d.c. pundits, the president made his case for military action and then said it's now up to congress. new great panel will dig into that. you don't want to miss them. it's going to be better on camera. >>> just ahead, the new york times website disappeared off the web for hours and a group of syrian hackers said they did it. could they take down more than just websites. i have low testosterone. there, i said it. see, i knew testosterone could affect sex drive, but not energy or even my mood. that's when i talked with my doctor. he gave me some blood tests... showed it was low t. that's it. it was a number. [ male announcer ] today, men with low t have androgel 1.62% testosterone gel. the #1 prescribed topical testosterone replacement therapy increases testosterone when used
MSNBC
Aug 30, 2013 6:00pm PDT
, jeremy. i'm not barack obama. he clearlison me. >>> coming up, the ghost of george w. bush. chronic lies and deceptions of the bush administration in iraq have undermined the case for action in syria. don't you think? as one british member of parliament put it, the well has been poisoned. too many crying wolf out there. >>> also the obama/clinton alliance. bill clinton is making a big speech next week at his library pushing the affordable care act. who is the big dog trying to help? the current president or possible future one? >>> plus, segregation laws are a thing of the past. yeah. but we have often self-segregated ourselves into black neighborhoods and white neighborhoods. tonight, the challenges and culture shock for the african-american youngster when he leaves his neighborhood for college. >>> finally, let me finish with the usual suspects pushing this war in syria. and this is "hardball." the place for politics. i think farmers care more about the land than probably anyone else. we've had this farm for 30 years. we raise black and red angus cattle. we also produce natural ga
MSNBC
Aug 4, 2013 5:00am PDT
test in the george w. bush years that went the other way. that said, we're going to cut all kinds of taxes and it's going to unleash lots of economic growth. the opposite happened. not only did it not unleash economic improgrowth, it was a decade, but of course the deficit became a big problem again. i don't think it's fair to say there are a lot of moving parts. there's always a lot of moving parts. i think the policy lesson just hasn't been learned. >> and we were given a surplus. >> tax revenue in the bush years did go up but spending went up more. that was the big problem. in the clinton years spending as a percentage of the economy actually shrunk because -- >> you're introducing -- i agree with you -- relevant moving point. the argument here is if you implement a tax increase in terms of bill clinton or a tax cut in terms of george bush can you go to a place where this has tremendously horrible or tremendously wonderful effects. the clinton years -- >> overall the empirical evidence is overwhelming that increased taxes lead to lower economic growth but other factors mean in the
ABC
Aug 7, 2013 1:40am PDT
, we have work to do. >> let's get to it. former president george w. bush expected to be released from a dallas hospital after undergoing surgery for a blocked artery. >> mr. bush was said to be in very good spirits after the operation anxious to return home. with more, our white house correspondent jonathan karl. >> whether mountain biking in texas or playing golf with wounded warriors, george w. bush at 67 seems to be as active and physically fit in retirement as he was during his white house days. but a routine physical found a blockage in a crucial artery that supplies the heart with blood. doctors inserted a stent to prop open the artery so the blood can get through. bush has no history of heart trouble. and his spokesman says he had absolutely no symptoms indicating a problem. in fact, he had just gone mountain biking over the weekend and less than three months ago did his annual 100 kilometer ride paying tribute to wounded warriors. >> here's the thing about life. you are going to get dealt a hand you didn't want to play. that's what is going to happen to all of us. the que
FOX News
Aug 1, 2013 10:00am PDT
was one of the people, we referred to george bush as king george a lot of us. that's how we saw george bush and his administration. i really don't think there's much of a threat to the checks and balances. it's no more a threat to our democracy than the senate or the senate rule and filibuster, t the -- one senator's ability to hold a nomination of the president up. the need to get 67 votes in the senate, to get anything done. all these things are the checks and balances and any president deserves -- needs -- he's the only one elected nationwide. no one else is, all the senators and members and districts are states. he's got to use that power to get what he wants done. then, yes, the other checks and balances and the courts can step in. i don't think there's anything -- this is not unusual. obama is not doing anything any other president, particularly george bush didn't do. >> mark, to joe's point there, the president has to use his power to get things done. lot of people say that involves building relationships on capitol hill persuading people with meetings and consensus. the
CNBC
Aug 9, 2013 7:00pm EDT
ago after 9/11 where george bush to get the patriot act through. huge battles. i want to know is obama ready? does he have the stomach to go into a legislative battle such as he's going to have to have? he wants this committee to report in 60 days that's going to fix the foreign surveillance court, 60 days. he's also got obama care coming up in 60 days and also a continuing resolution coming bin 60 days. do you think he has the stomach for this? >> no. he hasn't shown the character or shown the leadership to be able to do this because look that. he did this press conference on a friday. on a friday afternoon during the middle of august when hoping some people weren't watching and i think the real reason why he did this press conference and why it was so much about the nsa and the spying, was because he saw his negatives in the polling going up over 50%. there's several national polls right now that have his disapproval ratings over 50% and he's got real problems with his base and he was talking to his base today. he was saying know the spying is not that bad. the worst thing in t
MSNBC
Aug 6, 2013 7:00am PDT
morning a health scare for former president george w. bush. during his annual physical yesterday, doctors found a blockage in an artery. this morning, president bush had a stent to open that blockage. he is supposedly in good spirits and eager to return to a normal schedule. and we have home insurance. but if we made a claim, our rate would go up... [ whispering ] shhh. you did it right. you have allstate claim rate guard so your rates won't go up just because of a claim. [ whispering ] are we still in a dream? no, you're in an allstate commercial. so get allstate home insurance with claim rate guard... [ whispering ] goodnight. there are so many people in our bedroom. [ dennis ] talk to an allstate agent... [ doorbell rings ] ...and let the good life in. (announcer) flavors talk tthis delicious gent... are worth searching for. friskies. feed the senses. >>> alex rodriguez. >> chicago fans let alex rodriguez have it as he returned from the disabled list and made his 2013 season debut for the new york yankees the same day he got slapped with major league baseball's longest suspension ever
ABC
Aug 6, 2013 5:30pm PDT
? >>> heart scare, how did a man as fit as former president george w. bush end up in surgery? and trapped a terrifying day for superstar usher, his son caught under water by the powerful suction of the underwater swimming pool drain. >> my nephew was in the pool and he went and i couldn't get him. >> a warning for everyone in the summer season. >>> and a good evening to all of you. we begin with that worldwide terror alert. tonight america taking new action. the u.s. military evacuated americans out of the embassy in yemen and they are intensifying the hunt for the leaders of the terror plot. so does this mean the risk has increased tonight? abc's chief foreign affairs correspondent martha raddatz tells us what is happening right now. >> reporter: today a u.s. navy reconnaissance plane circled yemen's capital, scouring the streets and alley ways below searching for terrorist operatives behind a plan u.s. intelligence believes involves a strike on the u.s. embassy or other western targets with explosive trucks. craig, a freelance journalist in the city described the eyes in the sky
FOX News
Aug 6, 2013 1:00am PDT
. the pitch was not in a george bush style you need my steady hand on this site so we can continue and keep being protected. we are kind of done now. they are on the run. and it turns out that's not the case. people wanted to hear that message i think the press was happy to deliver that message. despite something like benghazi which was a pretty big attack on 9/11. now we are finding out we should have done more work on those embassies and secured them much better. >> what he also said and bernard you can chime in here. the president has said consistently that we can't keep now fighting this war on terror forever. the national defense university speech. now several weeks ago, you know, we can't fight this perpetual war. i kind of many have some, you know, empathy for that point of view. can't have a war machine that never ends. the fact is we do have real threats out there. to down play the threats, what looks like for political reasons last year, is really reprehensible. especially after what we saw with benghazi. >> i don't think down playing the threats at all. playing it straig
FOX News
Aug 6, 2013 8:00pm PDT
obama's policies. >> that's incredibly unfair. black unemployment is skyrocketing under george bush as well. >> laura: not like this huh-uh. >> black has declined for the last 50 years. >> laura: this is hope and change, michael. michael, this is hope and change. you can't blame bush five years into a presidency. you have to look at barack obama's record. >> four and a half years. have you had job growth in this country four and a half years. for the first time. >> laura: part time job growth 93% of the jobs created in the last year, michael, part-time jobs. >> look somebody in the eye laura someone is unemployed you don't have a job part-time job good luck? folks out of work will take anything they can get. >> we are talk about income inequality. >> absolutely. lawyer you are i think he is right. i think we have a middle class that is eroding in this country i agree with jay-z on that. sadly, his -- the person that he is supporting and unwavering your support is unwavering his policies have really done nothing to spur the type of growth that will help everybody, black, white, hispanic
FOX News
Aug 17, 2013 9:00pm PDT
common ground with the muslim world. that his was a new presidency. that he was no george bush. >> there must be a sustained effort to listen to each other. to learn from each other. to respect one another. and to seek common ground. as the holy koran tells us, be conscious of god and speak always the truth. that is what i will try to do today. >> mr. president, with all due respect, i have news for you. george bush was more popular in the arab world than you are right now. the truth? you're indecisive, unclear and if he canless foreign policy has literally run our relationship with that region into the ground. and here's the rub. you've been giving billions of our dollars to countries who not only give us nothing in return but who literally hate our guts. remember these scenes from last year? and that arab spring where you predicted good things were happening in the arab world? the dawn of democracy is coming? but how long are we supposed to wait for that dawn? and how many sleepless nights do we have to go through to get to it? ironically, it was your administration that threw egyptian
MSNBC
Aug 13, 2013 9:00am PDT
the erection of a defense on some folks on the right who say, do you remember how george bush was treated? i just think the signage and language and history is so much deeper and these images are so much more insensitive than anything that george bush faced. >> but i think the really important comparison is to back to the last democratic president who made republicans crazy with hate for him. so lfb i images like that are racist, but i don't think republicans hate him because he's black, but because he's a democratic president, and a lot of the discussion gets built around his race. republicans would tell you that he had orchestrated the murder of vince foster and he was a rapist and all these other horrible thing. >> i think that's very different that go home, you're 47% kneelingo and go home, kenyan. these are cultural stereotypes, rachellely inflammatory. >> i mostly agree with what josh said i think the hatred comes first and then you use everything you have, but there are some things unique. we have people questioning whether he was born in the united states. it goes on, if y
CNN
Aug 29, 2013 1:00pm PDT
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